Ex­cel­lent con­di­tions for in­ter­schools com­pe­ti­tion

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TUCK­ING IN: Os­car Maier of Xavier Col­lege knows the finer points of ski­ing the Div 1 Alpine Gi­ant Slalom. AT THE START: Fin­lay Jones of Scotch Col­lege waits at the start be­fore com­pe­ti­tion in the Boys Div 3 Alpine Gi­ant Slalom.

MORE than 2500 stu­dents packed the slopes of Mt Buller re­cently to com­pete in the Vic­to­rian In­ter­schools com­pe­ti­tions.

Al­though not all could come out cham­pi­ons com­pe­ti­tion was friendly and fierce in most dis­ci­plines.

Just a few of the re­sults are as fol­lows, but as far as lo­cal skiers and snow­board­ers are con­cerned many were very pleased with their ef­forts.

Lo­cal street skate­boarder and now ac­com­plished 15 year old Hay­ley Wil­son won her Div 2 Snow­board Slopestyle with a mas­sive point score of 91.33 ahead of fel­low Mans­field stu­dent Lily Ben­net who took out sec­ond with 50.66.

Hay­ley also did well in the girls Div 2 snow­board cross com­pe­ti­tion com­ing in a cred­itable 5th.

An­other lo­cal girl Luly Mac­don­ald took out first in the girls Div 3 ski slopestyle while in the boys Div 3 ski slopestyle Daniel Fri­day came in third.

In the boys Div 3 snow­board slopestyle Wil­son Cooper came in at 7th place while in the boys ski slopestyle Ed­ward Ma­honey and Mac Cooper did well com­ing in sec­ond and eighth re­spec­tively.

Daniel Walker placed third in the boys Div 1 Ski cross, while in the team event Daniel Walker and Ned Angliss placed 5th over­all.

Re­sults in­cluded:

Over­all Se­nior Girls:

1. St Cather­ines

2. Mel­bourne Girls Gram­mar

3. MLC

Over­all team re­sults Co-Ed:

1. Gee­long Gram­mar

2. Wes­ley Col­lege

3. Carey Bap­tist Gram­mar Over­all Ju­nior boys:

1. Scotch Col­lege Ju­nior School 2. Hay­ley­bury Col­lege

3. Brighton Gram­mar

Over­all Co-Ed Schools:

1. Mel­bourne Gram­mar

2. Falls Creek Pri­mary School 3. Gee­long Gram­mar

In th­ese over­all re­sults Mans­field/Buller pri­mary school came in at 14th while Mans­field Ru­dolf Steiner School was a close 15th.

Over­all Ju­nior girls:

1. St Cather­ine’s

2. Mel­bourne Gram­mar

3. Lau­ris­ton Girls School Over­all Se­nior Boys:

1. Scotch Col­lege

2. Mel­bourne Gram­mar

3. Brighton Gram­mar mt­buller.com.au – race re­sults – Vic­to­rian In­ter­schools.

WIN­NERS: In the Girls Moguls (Alpine Gi­ant Slalom) com­pe­ti­tion win­ners were Lau­ris­ton Girls School’s team gold com­pris­ing (cen­tre) Iso­bel Ho­nan, Lily Sch­warz and Maddi Schiller. Lily and Iso­bel (left) also won the Div 1 Slope Style team com­pe­ti­tion.

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